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    Anthem Attribution to China: Useful?

    Report Links Breach to Chinese Professor; Experts Respond By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Anthem Attribution to China: Useful?

    A new report details new clues suggesting that the massive data breach involving health insurer Anthem was launched by Chinese hackers. But will such evidence help businesses blunt future APT attacks?

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    Police Disrupt Banking Malware Botnet

    But Worldwide Impact of Ramnit Takedown May Prove Temporary By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Police Disrupt Banking Malware Botnet

    Authorities have disrupted a botnet that was serving up the Ramnit banking malware, which has infected 3 million PCs worldwide. But information security experts warn that the disruption will likely be temporary.

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    Report: Spies Stole SIM Encryption Keys

    Snowden-Leaked Documents: SIM Card Maker Gemalto Hacked By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Report: Spies Stole SIM Encryption Keys

    A British/American intelligence team hacked Gemalto - the world's largest SIM manufacturer - and stole encryption keys that can be used to intercept and eavesdrop on cellular communication, according to a news report citing leaked documents.

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    Anti-Virus: Applied Incorrectly?

    Poor Practices Create a False Sense of Security By Mathew Schwartz
    Anti-Virus: Applied Incorrectly?

    Is your organization running its anti-malware defenses properly? Don't be so sure. A new study finds that essential features built into anti-virus software are not always being used. From an information security standpoint, that's a serious problem.

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    Cyber Espionage Alert: Business Risk?

    Game-Changing 'Equation' Malware Triggers Warnings By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Cyber Espionage Alert: Business Risk?

    A team of hackers has been operating since at least 2001, wielding malware that even today is among the most advanced attack code to have ever been discovered, according to a new study. Security experts are debating whether the NSA could be involved.

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